Acnegen 10 mg
Acnegen 20 mg
Acnegen pills contains the active ingredient Isotretinoin. Isotretinoin belongs to a group of medicines known as retinoids, which are derivatives of vitamin A. Isotretinoin taken by mouth works by reducing the production of the skin’s natural oil (sebum).
Acnegen is used to treat severe, disfiguring nodular acne. It should be used only after other acne medicines have been tried and have failed to help the acne.
If you are able to bear children, it is very important that you read, understand, and follow the pregnancy warnings for Acnegen.
Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, Acnegen is used in certain patients with the following medical conditions:
Folliculitis, gram-negative (bacterial infection of the skin on the face beginning near the nose).
Hidradenitis suppurativa (sweat gland problem).
Rosacea (red skin disorder of the face, usually of the nose and cheeks).
Thickened or patchy skin disorders, such as keratosis follicularis, palmoplantar keratoderma, lamellar ichthyosis, or pityriasis rubra pilaris.
The dose is not fixed for a drug for all conditions, and it changes according to the condition or a disease. It also changes on the age of the patient.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to Acnegen: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
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